CPU-related FAQs

All Shuttle PC products with socket LGA 1151 are prepared to support the 7th generation Intel Core processors with 14 nm technology, also called “Kaby Lake”, which Intel released in Q1 2017. However, some steps need to be done before the PC can boot with this kind of processors.

  1. Please enter the BIOS setup program to check your current BIOS version.
  2. If the BIOS needs to be updated, then please download the latest BIOS driver from http://global.shuttle.com/download/download. The BIOS Update need to be done with a compatible 6nd generation Intel Core processor (14 nm technology, LGA 1151 socket, called “Skylake”).
Product NameTypeChipsetReady for Kaby Lake?BIOS version (at least)
DH110XPC slimH110Version DH110000.200 or later
DH110SEH110Version DH110100.200 or later
DH170H170Version DH170000.206 or later
DQ170Q170Version DQ170000.203 or later
XH110/XH110VH110Version XH110V00.200 or later
XH170VH170Version XH170V00.200 or later
SH110R4XPC cubeH110Version SH110000.200 or later
SH170R6H170Version SH170000.202 or later
SZ170R8Z170Version SZ170000.202 or later
SZ170R8V2Z170Version SZ170000.205 or later

Most Shuttle PC products with socket LGA 1155 are prepared to support the 3rd generation Intel Core processors with 22 nm technology, also called “Ivy Bridge”, which Intel released in May 2012. However, some steps need to be done before the PC can boot with this kind of processors.

  1. Please check the below compatibility list, if your Shuttle XPC is prepared to support Ivy Bridge processors.
  2. Please enter the BIOS setup program to check your current BIOS version.
  3. If the BIOS needs to be updated, then please download the latest BIOS and graphics driver from http://global.shuttle.com/download/download. The BIOS Update need to be done with a compatible 2nd generation Intel Core processor (32 nm technology, LGA 1155 socket, called “Sandy Bridge”).
Product Name Type Chipset Ready for Ivy Bridge? BIOS version (at least) Graphics driver
XH61 XPC slim H61 - -
SH61R4 XPC cube SH61R000.201 Update required
SH67H3, SH67H7 (Version 1) H67 - -
SH67H3, SH67H7 (Version 2) SH67H000.201 Update required
SZ68R5 Z68 SH68R000.201 Update required
SZ77R5 Z77 SZ77R000.108 -

Please note there is a certain risk involved with overclocking, including adjusting the settings in the BIOS or using third-party overclocking tools. Overclocking may affect your system stability or even cause damage of the components and devices of your system. It is done at your own risk and expense. Shuttle cannot be held responsible for possible damage caused by overclocking.